Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge.

This evening, I am posting information on a popular visitor site in the Scottish Highlands.

The Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge was unveiled  in 1952. It was erected to commemorate a unit of British special forces who were raised during WW2 and trained in the area from 1942 onwards.

The monument is made of cast bronze and was sculpted by Scott Sutherland ( 1910-1984).

Commando Memorial

Spean Bridge is some 8 miles N.W. of Fort William.

The monument is set on a prominent location which offers good views of the Nevis Range of mountains, including:Beinn Chlianaig, Stob a Coire Mheadh Oin, Cruach Innse,Stob Coire Easain, Beinn Bhan (2750 ft), Beinn na Soccaich, Beinn Mor, Aonach mor (3999 ft), Ben Nevis (4406 ft), Loch Linnhe, Meall Ant’ Slomain, Druim Fads and Glen Loy.

Aonach Mor and Ben Nevis

Video clip of local landscape taken from the Memorial.

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